Guided Meditations - Tara Brach

Guided Meditations

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Meditation: Yes to Life
Meditation: Yes to Life (19:53 min.)
After relaxing our bodies and quieting our minds, this meditation guides us to open...
Do No Harm Meditation- Elizabeth Lesser
Meditation: The “Do No Harm and Take No S***” Practice, by Guest Elizabeth Lesser (18:13 min.)
This practice – based on an ancient Buddhist meditation – bears the name of...
and invites us to arrive again and again, deepening the pathway home.
Meditation: Vipassana – Opening Our Hearts to Life as It Is (20 min.)
This meditation awakens the senses with a mindful scanning of the body, establishes an...
Refuge in Living Presence
Meditation: Refuge in Living Presence (19:34 min.)
This meditation guides us to rest in the aliveness of the changing stream of...
Meditation: Suffering and Compassion
Meditation: Suffering and Compassion (8:07 min.)
This brief meditation is a version of the Tibetan Tonglen practice: With the support...
In this guided practice, we arrive in presence through a body scan and attention to the breath, open the attention to changing experience, and then explore the freedom of not controlling anything, and letting life be just as it is.
Instruction and Meditation: Pathway to Non-Doing Presence (41:30 min.)
While meditation begins with purposeful collecting of attention, it leads to non-doing presence, to...
Letting Life Live Through You
Meditation: Letting Life Live Through You (18:35 min.)
We unconsciously tense against the energetic life of the present moment. This meditation guides...
Meditation: Listening to Our Heart
Meditation: Listening to our Heart (22:16 min)
True listening arouses an open receptive presence that can be truly healing. This meditation...
Meditation: Uprooting Limiting Beliefs with RAIN
Meditation: Uprooting Limiting Beliefs with RAIN (9:21 min.)
This short meditation guides us in using RAIN (recognize-allow-investigate-nurture) when we discover we are...
Meditation: Letting Go and Letting Be
Meditation: Letting Go and Letting Be (16:42 min.)
We leave presence by contracting into thoughts and resisting the changing flow of life. This...
Meditation: Pathway to Inner Peace
Meditation: Pathway to Inner Peace (20:45 min.)
“Peace is this moment without judgment,” writes poet Dorothy Hunt, “this moment in the...
Meditation: Refuge in Presence
Meditation: Refuge in Presence (22:10 min.)
The movement from virtual reality – thoughts – to the awareness of sense-based reality...
Meditation: Loving What Is
Meditation: Loving What Is (18:50 min.)
While we might not directly love what is, there is a pathway to this...
Meditation: Meeting Life with a Spacious Heart
Meditation: Meeting Life with a Spacious Heart (22:00 min.)
Especially when we’re stressed, we need pathways to an allowing, kind presence. This meditation...
Guided Reflection: The RAIN of Compassion – What Is It Like to Be You
Guided Reflection: The RAIN of Compassion – What Is It Like to Be You (11:55)
Compassion is hard wired in our organism, and can be cultivated. We have the...
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness (21:28 min.)
When we are in our daily trance, we are often leaning forward, on our...
Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness
Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness (18:49 min.)
This practice opens with a body scan, employing the image and felt sense of...
Meditation: A Present Heart
Meditation: A Present Heart (22:13 min.)
This guided practice emphasizes bringing a gentle and kind attention to our bodies, and...
Meditation: Listening to our Life
Meditation: Listening to our Life (17:54 min.)
A receptive listening attention brings intimacy with our inner experience and our world. This...
Meditation: Cultivating an Intimate Presence
Meditation: Cultivating an Intimate Presence (24:24 min.)
This guided meditation cultivates a relaxed, gentle presence with whatever expressions of life are...